Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
Who You’ll Work With

As a member of the Managed Services Accelerator (MSX) team you’ll work with other talented and passionate engineers to deliver a cloud-native, multi-tenant, virtual networking service creation and delivery platform that helps service providers quickly, easily, and cost-effectively develop and deliver managed services to their business customers.
What You’ll Do

You an engineer who is passionate about DevOps and creating automation that enables the availability, performance, security, and scalability of cloud-based microservices and infrastructure. This position requires solid hands-on programming, creative problem solving, troubleshooting skills, and continuous learning in addition to the following responsibilities:

  • Develop and support automation for the deployment of MSX on multiple cloud platforms including AWS and OpenStack using Ansible, Docker, and Kubernetes
  • Develop and enhance capabilities to support high availability and disaster recovery – redundancy, self-healing, multi data center, backup and restore
  • Maintain a strong focus on continuous improvement and favor long term solutions and automation over short term gains
  • Remain knowledgeable about emerging standards and trends in infrastructure and deployment automation technology
  • Adhere to and continuously improve guidelines, patterns, standards and best practices for infrastructure and deployment development
  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues in test, demo, and production environments as needed
  • Participate in regular planning activities to review upcoming features and enhancements and assist with work breakdown and estimation
  • Participate as a member of an agile development team and collaborate closely with the operations team and other development teams
  • Participate in an on-call rotation and respond to 2nd/3rd level escalations outside of normal working hours as needed
  • Mentor junior developers

Who You Are

  • BS or MS degree in Computer Science or related fields
  • 5+ years of experience in software development
  • 5+ years of experience in development of large distributed enterprise applications (scalable, reliable, available, distributed)
  • 5+ years of experience with AWS or OpenStack
  • Expert level knowledge of Ansible
  • Expert level knowledge of Docker and Kubernetes
  • Strong experience with Linux and Networking
  • Strong experience with scripting languages, Python and bash
  • Strong experience with Git and Jenkins
  • Good understanding of the following technologies: Cassandra, Consul, Vault, Nginx, Kafka, Redis, Zookeeper, ELK
  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, strong presentation skills
  • A self-starter and a team player
  • Comfortable working in a dynamic and evolving organization and service
  • Experience working in an Agile environment
  • Prior experience developing and supporting a mission critical 24/7 global service is highly desirable

Job Location

• Ottawa, Canada
Why Cisco

We connect everything: people, processes, data, and things. We innovate everywhere, taking bold risks to shape the technologies that give us smart cities, connected cars, and handheld hospitals. And we do it in style with unique personalities who aren’t afraid to change the way the world works, lives, plays and learns.

We are thought leaders, tech geeks, pop culture aficionados, and we even have a few purple haired rock stars. We celebrate the creativity and diversity that fuels our innovation. We are dreamers and we are doers.

We Are Cisco.

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